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Habana Blues (2005)

Two cuban friends play in a blues band in La Habana. When a spanish music producer offers them a contract to record an album and to build a career in Europe, they will have to decide ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alberto Yoel ...
Ruy (as Alberto Yoel García)
Roberto San Martín ...
Tito
Yailene Sierra ...
Caridad
Mayra Rodríguez ...
Lucía
Ernesto Escalona ...
Carlitos
Marta Calvó ...
Marta
Roger Pera ...
Lorenzo
Osvaldo Doimeadiós ...
Roger
Zenia Marabal ...
Luz María
Laris Vega ...
Betty
Jorge Alí ...
Nelson (as Jorge Ali Pérez)
Félix Pérez ...
René
Aurora Basnuevo ...
Estrellita
Tomás Cao ...
Álex (as Tomás A. Cao)
Giordano Serrano ...
Giordano
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Two cuban friends play in a blues band in La Habana. When a spanish music producer offers them a contract to record an album and to build a career in Europe, they will have to decide between stay in their birthplace with their loved ones or grab the chance of leaving Cuba. Written by Jorge El Innombrable

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18 March 2005 (Spain)  »

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Havanna Blues  »

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$345,519 (Spain) (1 April 2005)
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1.85 : 1
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Cuando se vaya la luz mi negra
Written by Fran Delgado
Performed by Alberto Yoel (as Alberto García), Yailene Sierra (as Yailenne Sierra), Alexis Díaz de Villegas, Yuliet Cruz, Yanet Capetillo, Neivis González, Tomás Cao and Yipsia Torres
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Emotion, sentiment, feeling, all sensations the artist believes and lives for
2 November 2005 | by (Nicaragua) – See all my reviews

This a story about the underground rock scene in Cuba. It starts when 2 longtime friends-rockers are met with the opportunity to meet an agent/scout who offers a chance to certain musicians to leave the island and work in Spain.

But its much more than that, it portrays the internal struggle normal people endure in a impoverished country.

The subdued energies of yearning reach the lower and higher limits of reality. Were upon some cruxes are to be met with crucial decisions were there is no turning back.

In you are an artist of any medium, a admirer of drama (as in the genre), and specially if you have a band, Don't loose the opportunity to catch this film, it is a special feature experience.


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